On 4th of April we finished the teachings on Khenpo Kunpal's commentary "The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech" on the Bodhicharyavatara. The entire teachings are now online as MP3s on rigpawiki.org. This video shows how it is to be at the Shedra in Pharping / Nepal. Maybe you join us next year?
For the benefit of those (fortunate) few who decided to take their losar break in Hawaii, Australia or India, here is a shot of Champadevi covered in snow, taken yesterday after snow had fallen throughout the valley--in some places for the first time in 62 years.
With support of the monks at Shechen and two combined ladders, Stefan managed to make close-up pictures of the beautiful thangka of Vajrasattva. Visit the Shechen Monastery entry of the Rigpawiki to download a higher resolution version of this thangka.